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Solms-Delta Farm Tours

Address: Delta Road off R45 | Groot Drakenstein, Franschhoek 7680, South Africa
Phone Number: +27 21 8743937
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Ranked #17 of 40 Activities in Franschhoek
Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Owner description: As one of the leading Franschhoek wine farms in the Cape Winelands, Solms-Delta’s special interest...
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Type: Wineries, Food & Drink
Owner description: As one of the leading Franschhoek wine farms in the Cape Winelands, Solms-Delta’s special interest guided tours exceed the conventional wine tasting experience.Our unique guided wine farm tours expose visitors to more than just award-winning wines. Led primarily by farm residents, the tours offer rare personal insight into the vineyards, farm workers’ lives, and the cultural and musical heritage of Solms-Delta and the surrounding Cape Winelands.

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Dorset, England
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285 reviews 285 reviews
81 attraction reviews
209 helpful votes 209 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

This was the second stop on our private wine tour, so no idea what it cost to go in. It's a pleasant place and the staff were lovely. We particularly enjoyed the archaeological/historical museum (free), which was done to professional standard with enough exhibits for interest and not so many as to jade. The wine tasting was done properly by... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

This review is for the picnics that the venue offers. My husband surprised me by booking a picnic lunch for us last Sunday.The weather was perfect, very little wind. What I can say is this, the venue is really stunning. We decided to stop off next to the lake area instead of the normal picnic area and it was like... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

A group of us visited Solms-Delta on Tuesday (30 Dec) and what a pleasant surprise. After hearing about it so often we decided that it would be our first stop on the way to Franschhoek. The wine is really good, with the most interesting label designs. The staff are friendly and knowledgeable and I do believe that because of them... More 

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Taipei
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65 reviews 65 reviews
3 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

This review is for the picnics this winery offers. Absolutely gorgeous area for a picnic. Food was very fresh and tasty. Wine, of course, was nice too. Very good value for money and a wonderful way to spend the afternoon with family or friends. We were there for the picnic, not wine or wine tasting, but were made to feel... More 

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George, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Solms Delta is quite possibly the friendliest, most welcoming wine estate in the Boland region. Whenever I'm in the Cape or vicinity I make sure to pop around to this beautiful farm. The place is so much more than a wine farm though. Solms Delta takes pride from the fact that their farm is owned by a trust - the... More 

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Rustenburg, South Africa
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45 reviews 45 reviews
13 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Lovely wine tasting hosted by Sussanna. Very entertaining and gave us a good review on the wines as well as history and on the cultural activities within the community. My question, did I enjoy the wine or the host more...😊

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Chichester
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86 reviews 86 reviews
24 attraction reviews
230 helpful votes 230 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Went with a tour party of 40, and horrified to find another two tour parties there! Lovely location, and a good background talk first. The archaeology museum is very well done, to a professional standard - excellent in fact. Seated on a verandah for a disappointing "tasting". Just 4 wines presented, a jokey presenting lady, and little background given,, and... More 

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New York City, New York
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41 reviews 41 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

This was the first wine farm in our itinerary and we arrived around 10 - we were almost the first there. Their 9 wine tasting is just 30 rands, so we did that and ordered a cheese plate. All wines were decent, but we were especially impressed by their dessert and port wines and bought a bottle of each. Unfortunately,... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

It is always a pleasure to go to this establishment and to introduce people to it. I have been there many times and have never been disappointed. The food is good, the wine is special, the service is unique and the place is beautiful. I had satisfied clients when we left.

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Xi'an
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32 reviews 32 reviews
17 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

We went on a lovely Friday afternoon. Perfect blue skies and a nice bit of sunshine. It is very nice sitting on the lawns, just taking in the surroundings and having a chat. The wine is good and the staff were very informative and very friendly.

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